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    Scoping Study: Review on food and nutrition security: India’s domestic story and scope to build global partnerships

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
    Between 1950 and 2012 India’s foodgrain production has gone up by five times, whereas its population increased during this period by roughly three and a half times.
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    Incorporating international best practices in the preparation of Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports for India - Phase II: FAO/UNDP October–December 2013

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
    Using the data from FAO and also consumption expenditure surveys of the National Sample Survey Organisation in India, this report also draws attention to the trends in food consumption. While there is a trend increase in the per capita consumption of calories and fats improvement in the consumption of proteins has been marginal over the years.
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    Workshop report: Food and nutrition security: building global partnerships through South-South cooperation

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
    A workshop was organised on 16th April, 2014 on ‘Food and Nutrition Security: building global partnerships through south-south cooperation’ by DFID under its Knowledge Partnership Program at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
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    Food outlook: biannual report on global food markets: FAO/UNDP

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
    Food commodity markets are set to be more balanced in 2013/14, in particular cereals. The global food import bill is forecast to reach USD 1.09 trillion in 2013, 13 percent below the record of 2011 but close to the 2012 estimate, as higher bills for fish and livestock products are anticipated to offset lower expenditures on most other commodities, especially sugar.
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    Gender and Food Security In Brief

    BRIDGE, 2015
    This In Brief argues that tackling gender injustice and truly empowering women is not only a fundamental prerequisite for improving food and nutrition security. It needs to be seen as a goal in its own right. In Brief sets out a preliminary vision for gender-just food and nutrition security, which puts the right to food and gender justice at the centre of all interventions.
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    Value of insect pollinators to Himalayan agricultural economies

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
    This study assesses the economic value of pollination services, especially by insect pollinators, to agriculture in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in order to highlight the need for initiatives to address the problem.
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    Regional cooperation for poverty alleviation and food security in Asia

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2005
    ASEAN has undertaken several initiatives to address the social impact of the recent economic and financial crisis and to deal with the problem of poverty. Regional cooperation in human capital development focuses on the sharing of best practices in and capacity building for employment promotion, manpower planning, skills training, social monitoring, and design of emergency social safety nets.
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    Towards a framework for achieving food security in the mountains of Pakistan

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2014
    This working paper outlines a mountain-specific framework for addressing food security in the mountains of Pakistan. It builds on efforts by ICIMOD together with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) to understand the special issues of food security and find solutions in the mountain areas of Pakistan.
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    Background paper: research and development and extension services in agriculture and food security

    Asian Development Bank, 2014
    This paper explores the role of applied research for development and extension services through the two-pronged approach of boosting food production and preventing losses. Priority areas for research emphasize attention to smallholder farming systems, practical business models, the integration of gender, and multidisciplinary research that is sensitive to nutritional outcomes.
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    Revisiting the global food crisis: magnitude, causes, impact and policy options

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2010
    The brief period of the 21st century has been marked by a drastic intensification of the global food crisis. The phenomenal surge in fuel and food prices followed by the on-going economic crisis have worked in tandem to increasingly deprive the poor across the world, particularly in the Global South, from their fundamental right to food.

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